A new system of counting prison places will cloud the true picture of overcrowding in Scotland's jails, according to the prisons watchdog.

Dr Andrew McLellan pointed to changes which mean the number of prisoners contracted to a jail might far exceed its design capacity.
This could mask the real extent of overcrowding, his annual report said.

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